Contralto: Definition, Range & Singers


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Which best describes the definition of 'contralto'?

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1. Which of these voice types has the highest vocal range?

2. What is the difference between a contralto and a countertenor?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will teach you more about contralto singers, who are singers with the lowest type of female voice. You will be quizzed on things such as specific voice types and famous contralto singers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The definition of the term 'contralto'
  • Which voice type has the highest vocal range
  • Distinction between a contralto and a countertenor
  • The difference between an alto and a contralto
  • Who sang on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1939

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on contralto singers
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about different singing voices and types in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding specific voice types, such as contralto and soprano

Additional Learning

To learn more about the lowest type of female singing voice, review the corresponding lesson on contralto singers. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defines what a contralto singer is
  • Examines the range of a contralto voice
  • Offers examples of specific contralto singers